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General Surgery News: More Evidence Supports Breast Conservation Over Mastectomy

January 18, 2016

San Antonio—Women with early-stage breast cancer have better outcomes if they receive breast-conserving surgery and radiation rather than mastectomy, according to two studies presented at the 2015 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium (SABCS). Read the f …


KSAT 12: Kidnapping suspects arrested en route to ATM with victim

January 18, 2016

Campus officers at the UT Health Science Center arrested two people early Saturday morning as they were on their way to an ATM with their alleged kidnapping victim.  Campus police said Peyton Palmer, 17, and Marcus Williams, 19, are facing aggravated r …



Leaders break ground on UT Medicine Hill Country clinic

January 14, 2016

Academic medical leaders ceremonially broke ground Jan. 13 on UT Medicine Hill Country, the newest location of UT Medicine San Antonio. UT Medicine is the clinical practice of the School of Medicine at the Health Science Center.


Leaders break ground on UT Medicine Hill Country

January 13, 2016

“UT Medicine Hill Country is part of a clinical transformation plan that includes expanding and diversifying the services of our thriving academic medical practice throughout the San Antonio region,” said Francisco González-Scarano, M.D., dean of the School of Medicine and vice president for medical affairs at the Health Science Center.



Academic Learning & Teaching Center to open

January 13, 2016

The newest addition to the Health Science Center, the colorful and high-tech Academic Learning & Teaching Center, will be dedicated at 11 a.m., Tuesday, Feb. 16.


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Researchers: Lack of play spaces ups obesity risk for Latino kids

January 12, 2016

Latinos have limited spaces to be physically active, which contributes to obesity rates in Latino kids, but sharing recreational facilities and creating walkable neighborhoods are promising solutions, according to a new package of research from Salud America!, a national network for Latino childhood obesity prevention based at the UT Health Science Center at San Antonio.


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Researchers need baby teeth for autism study

January 12, 2016

Researchers from the UT Health Science Center San Antonio are asking Rio Grande Valley families to submit their children’s baby teeth after they fall out for an autism study.


The Gilmer Mirror: Beverly Wheeler of UT Health Science Center, San Antonio, shares collection of essays written by nursing students

January 11, 2016

A book written by senior nursing students, “Nursing is Caring” (published by iUniverse) is a collection of 81 essays about inspiring patients who made them realize they were in the right profession. Beverly Wheeler, MSN, RN, ACNS-BC, a clinical assista …


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WOAI Radio: As Military Shrinks, San Antonio Hopes to Retain Medical Personnel

January 11, 2016

As the military draws down the size of its medical corps as, fortunately, fewer casualties are arriving at military hospitals from Iraq and Afghanistan, San Antonio is hoping that the highly skilled physicians, nurses, and medical technologists who hav …


San Antonio Express-News: Construction contractors have plenty to build in 2016

January 11, 2016

Thanks to planned construction of education facilities and other public and private projects, San Antonio commercial contractors can share in state and national optimism for a busy 2016, local and national industry leaders said Wednesday. Read full sto …


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